Woodlynde School, one of the nation’s leading K-12 college prep schools for students who learn differently, seeks a full-time Alumni and Community Relations Manager. Reporting to the Director of Advancement and member of a 4-person department, this position is responsible for implementing and assessing targeted cultivation activities and communications to build and support Woodlynde School’s relationships with key stakeholders, including Woodlynde alumni; current and past families; prospective families; donors and prospective donors; and professionals. This position is also responsible for departmental database and financial management and other projects as needed.
Alumni Relations – Implement and assess print, email, social media communications; a minimum of 4 annual cultivation activities; and expanded volunteer engagement. Grow the School’s understanding of alumni needs and interests, further alumni engagement with the School and each other, and develop a growing portfolio of alumni success stories.
Community Relations – Plan, implement, and assess 20-30 annual engagement events for donors and prospective donors, current and past families, prospective families, and professionals. Responsible for logistics, invitation creation and distribution, database list management and RSVP collection, and post-event activities. Partner with parent volunteers on parent community events.
Database and Financial Management – Processing of community gifts, acknowledgements, and pledge management; database updates and report generation; research and management of key constituent lists; and monthly departmental financial reconciliation and reporting.
Required attributes include proven organizational skills; excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal skills; impeccable accuracy and attention to detail; and proficiency in Raisers Edge or equivalent fundraising program. Bachelor’s degree required and 2-3 years of experience working for a school or other non-profit preferred. Salary commensurate with experience. Comprehensive benefits offered. Email cover letter and resume to Lisa Ketcham at firstname.lastname@example.org and complete the attached application form. No phone inquiries accepted.